Surprisingly, someone who has PTSD can actually exhibit the same unhealthy behaviors that are usually seen in a person with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder or panic disorder. Can being exposed to a traumatic event make an anxiety disorder worse? This article will provide the answer to that question and more.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder can manifest itself in a variety of ways. You may have heard of people with the disorder being fixated on certain numbers and patterns or keeping their house completely sterile. A new study shows that people who have OCD may also have some problems showing their emotions. Read more to learn why researchers think OCD and emotional expression may be linked.

So many celebrities and public figures are coming forward to talk about their struggle with mental health issues. A number of politicians, actors, and writers have recently described their illness with the public. Read this article to find out what popular musician Fiona Apple has to say about living with OCD.

Dealing with a mental health issue is exhausting and often time-consuming. Can you imagine having the additional responsibility and stress of trying to help your child through such an illness? For one woman with depression and bipolar disorder, her child's troubles with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) came an unpleasant surprise. Read about how she handles her daughter's condition.

What if we could recognize obsessive-compulsive disorder in someone who was just a baby? A new study from Bucknell University may make that a possibility sooner than you think! The new information gained from the study may even help with preventive measures. Read more about the research findings and what they could mean for your child.

A lot of people have trouble understanding why those with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can not stop repeating their strange rituals and behaviors. Why don't they just try to control themselves, healthy people wonder. But it isn't that simple. OCD essentially forces the person to perform the behavior even if it doesn't make sense. Read how a concerned parent learned to understand how OCD was affecting her son.

Experts can't always determine why someone develops obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The illness affects people of all ages, and it can be severe in any age category. So what causes OCD, something in the brain? Or is it triggered by some factor in the environment? For one student from Pace University who has OCD, an auto accident is to blame.

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to live with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? Although no one could ever fully understand unless they are living with the condition, this video can provide some insight.

Do you know a child who has OCD? A new app may be able to help. Read about it here.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a subject about which there isn't much information available on the web. However, if its symptoms are not recognized in time, it can demolish your life and keep you from performing even the most basic activities normally.
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